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Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create 2,500 jobs in UK

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

Two new factories and a large expansion are in the plans for JCB as part of a $244 million plan ...

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2013

Doosan has announced that Mike Ballweber is the new president of Doosan Portable Power. Ballweber, who is being promoted from vice ...

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass, working on ways to improve interaction with equipment

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

While we're pretty sure Google Glass isn't ready for primetime on jobsites just yet, Caterpillar is working to figure out ...

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees from workforce

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 04, 2013

Navistar’s efforts to restore the company’s profitability took a logical yet unenviable turn Tuesday as the company announced plans to ...

Caterpillar CIO says priorities include improving supply chain, providing customers with productivity-boosting IT solutions

Caterpillar CIO says priorities include improving...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2013

In an interview with Forbes, Caterpillar Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Krotowski detailed his first 100 days at the ...

CNH, Fiat Industrial appoint Massimiliano Chiara CFO

CNH, Fiat Industrial appoint Massimiliano Chiara CFO

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Fiat Industrial and CNH Global have announced Massimiliano "Max" Chiara as the new Chief Financial Officer of both companies. The appointment of ...

BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in southern U.S.

BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG Americas says it will cease manufacturing operations in Kewanee, Illinois, by the end of 2014 and relocate its business ...

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...

Caterpillar details work to reduce waste at Georgia plant

Caterpillar details work to reduce waste at Georgia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2013

Last week, Caterpillar invited 50 local business leaders to its new small bulldozers and mini hydraulic excavator plant in Athens, Georgia to ...

Caterpillar to lay off 125 workers at Indiana Large Engine Center

Caterpillar to lay off 125 workers at Indiana Large...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 08, 2013

Due to slumps in demand and earnings in the first half of this year, Caterpillar has confirmed to the Layfayette, Indiana ...

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